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Answer Taperlite in neon yellow

It is funny that it took about 20 years for neon colors to become in vogue in the bicycle industry again. Thanks to skinny people wearing tight fitting jeans on their converted 78’ Merckx fixies who goes great length in color syncing their silly oversized BMX-roadbikes with neon colored parts (I mean they jump them […]

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Posted in Handlebars on Oct 17th, 2009, 12:18 am by Retro mountain biker     

Answer Taperlite blue anodized handlebar

This is a nice Easton aluminium handlebar that is a little bit heavier than the Answer Hyperlite 148 gram handlebar that came after this one. Taperlites where made by Answer, a Motorcycle company IIRC. Later on they purchased rights to the Manitou fork and also produced the Manitou frames until focusing on suspension forks primarily.

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Posted in Handlebars on Jul 13th, 2009, 1:33 pm by Retro mountain biker  1 comment